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[July 09, 2014]  (The Sports Xchange) - The San Jose Sharks signed restricted free-agent forward Tommy Wingels to a three-year contract and re-signed forward James Sheppard to a one-year deal on Tuesday.

Financial terms were not disclosed by the team. Wingels' contract was reported to be worth $7.4 million and Sheppard's deal is for $1.3 million.

The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Cody Kunyk and signed defenseman Matt Corrente to one-year, two-way contracts Tuesday.

Kunyk, 24, was signed as an undrafted free agent in March and made his NHL debut with the Lightning on April 13.

The Ottawa Senators re-signed defenseman Alex Grant to a one-year, two-way contract on Tuesday.


The 25-year-old Grant was acquired from the Ducks in exchange for forward Andre Petersson on March 5 and sent to Binghamton of the American Hockey League.

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Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford had successful surgery to correct a small wrist fracture.

LAKingsInsider.com reported his recovery time would be 6-8 weeks.

(Editing by Frank Pingue)

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